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Patricia Del Socorro
Sra. Patricia M., 32, lives in the town of Nindiri with her partner, a worker, with whom she shares the family's expenses. They have two children, both still in elementary school. Sra. Patricia wants to improve the lives of her family and, among other plans, wants to build a better, more solid house. She has made her living from farming for twelve years. Her biggest challenge is a lack of water. She is applying for a loan now so that she can buy supplies for her next crop: wooden posts, fertilizers and the other supplies that she needs to prepare her farm for the next planting.
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La señora Patricia M. , tiene la edad de 32 años , habitante del municipio de Nindiri, junto a su compañero de vida el cual trabaja para apoyarla con los gastos del hogar , ellos tienen dos hijos que estudian su primaria , los planes hacia su familia es poder mejor las condiciones de vida ,y construir en su totalidad su vivienda de bloques para poder vivir mejor , doña Fátima desde hace doce años labora como agricultura , en la siembra de Yuca , la mayor afectación que se le presenta es la falta de agua , el crédito lo quiere para materiales de siembra tales como , postes , madera de yuca para el cultivo , fertilizantes e insumos .Principalmente la preparación de la tierra .

Additional Information


This loan is administered by AFODENIC, La Asociación para el Fomento al Desarrollo Nicaragua, a Kiva Field Partner based in Managua, Nicaragua. Founded in 1999, AFODENIC was created to promote the socio-economic and cultural development of sectors that are excluded from commercial banking. Integrating economic and human resources, AFODENIC offers affordable and adaptable financial services aimed at strengthening the family unit of their clients, who include students, producers, and micro- and small entrepreneurs from rural and urban areas. AFODENIC is a socially responsible institution engaged in society and making a positive impact on its professional partners and communities.

Supporting a borrower through AFODENIC contributes to the pursuit of innovation in mitigating poverty in Nicaragua. Visit AFODENIC’s partner page for more information.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 59
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Patricia Del Socorro to buy fertilizer and other supplies for her farming business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 14, 2011
May 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012